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[Grammar] #10 -고


-고 means “and” in English. -고 is used to connect more than two actions or states.

when the preceding clause and the following clause happen in order

when listing more than two facts


A: 크리스마스에 뭐 했어요? What did you do on Christmas?


B: 영화를 보고 저녁을 먹었어요. I saw a movie and had dinner.


combines with

: Action verbs & Descriptive verbs


1. Action verb


자기 전에 세수하 이를 닦아요. (세수하 + -고 + 이를 닦다)

I wash my face and brush my teeth before I sleep.

일요일에 청소하 빨래했어요. (청소하다 + -고 + 빨래하다)

I cleaned and did laundry on Sunday.

커피를 마시 케이크를 먹었어요. (커피를 마시다 + -고 + 케이크를 먹다)

I drink coffee and eat cake.


2. Descriptive verb


제 남자친구는 키가 크 멋있어요. (키가 크 + -고 + 멋있다)

I will eat mung bean pancake.

수박이 싸 맛있어요. (싸다 + -고 + 맛있다)

I will read a book in Korean.

오늘은 춥 비가 오네요. (춥다 + -고 + 비가 오다)

I will wash later.


1. Pick the correct variant.


키가 크_ 멋지다 tall and handsome


(a) -가  (b) -고 (c) -기


2. Complete the sentence.


자기 전에 ____ __ ___. I wash my face and brush my teeth before I sleep.


이를 / -고 / 닦아요 / -거나 / 세수하다


3. Unscramble the sentence.


____ ____ _____. I cleaned and did a laundry on Sunday.


-고 / 청소하다 / 일요일에 / 빨래했어요 / -거나



1. (b)  2. 자기 전에 세수하고 이를 닦아요. 3. 일요일에 청소하고 빨래했어요.


00:55 — “숨 참고 LOVE DIVE” means “Hold your breath and LOVE DIVE”

01:41 — “이 밤은 짧고 넌 당연하지 않아” means “This night is short and I can’t take you for granted”


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